Upendra Rajapaksha is a Senior Lecturer in architectural design and science in the Department of Architecture, University of Moratuwa in Sri Lanka. He earned his doctorate in architecture from the University of Queensland, Australia, and since then he has provided research and practice expertise in green buildings, low energy architecture and environmental sustainability in the built environment. He has over 16 years of involvement in all fields of architectural practice and education in Sri Lanka. He is a qualified chartered architect, an associate of the Sri Lanka Institute of Architects and an overseas member of the Royal Institute of British Architects. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Richard Hyde is Professor of Architectural Science at the University of Sydney, Australia. He is a registered architect engaged in the field of sustainable architectural design and research for buildings. He is currently Associate Dean Research, Editor-in-Chief of Architectural Science Review and Coordinator of the Sustainable Design Program, Faculty of Architecture Design and Planning, the University of Sydney. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Nathan Groenhout is a consultant providing ecologically sustainable design, thermal and energy modelling, and research and development in building innovation. He is currently Adjunct Associate Professor in the Faculty of Architecture Design and Planning at the University of Sydney, Australia. In January 2002, he was a Visiting Research Scholar at the Institute of Fluid Science, Tohoku University, Japan whilst completing his PhD in numerical and experimental investigations of advanced solar water heaters. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Sustainable Retrofitting of Commercial Buildings: Warm Climates
UpendraRajapaksha, Richard Hyde
and Nathan Groenhout
Buildings and building-related activities are responsible for more than 40 per
cent of global energy demand in the form...
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